Spider-Man 2: The Game

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Spider-Man 2: The Game
Spider-Man 2: The Game cover
Developers
The Fizz Factor
macOS (OS X) Aspyr Media
macOS (OS X) Ryan C. Gordon
Publishers
Activision
Engines
Unreal Engine 2
Release dates
Windows June 28, 2004
macOS (OS X) August 16, 2004
Reception
Metacritic 42
Spider-Man 2: The Game guide on StrategyWiki
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Spider-Man 2: The Game on Wikipedia

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.
Subseries of Marvel
Spider-Man (1986) 1986
The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge! 1989
The Amazing Spider-Man 1990
Spider-Man & Venom: Separation Anxiety 1995
Spider-Man: The Sinister Six 1996
Spider-Man 2001
Spider-Man: The Movie 2002
Spider-Man 2: The Game 2004
Ultimate Spider-Man 2005
Spider-Man 3 2007
Spider-Man: Friend or Foe 2007
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows 2008
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions 2010
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) 2012
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014
Spider-Man: Homecoming - Virtual Reality Experience 2017
Spider-Man: Far From Home Virtual Reality 2019

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc v3 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch v1.1 is the latest patch for the OS X version.[3]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Webhead.ini[Note 2]
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Video[edit]

Video Settings
Video Settings

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the WSGF entry.
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA can be forced through the graphics card control panel.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enable by Default
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Control Settings
Control Settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio Settings
Audio Settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music,effects and voice sliders
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Italian
Russian
Only on Russian retail copy.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created profile, requires DGVoodoo2 v 2.55.4, see profile introdution.
Note: Profile may not work with the latest wrapper, in case of issues please report to the vorpx forum.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Install the version 1.1 patch for Intel support.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 600 MHz
AMD Athlon 600 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 827 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0b compatible

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References